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A 17-year-old female asked:

had tonsillectomy over a week ago.on the left side there's a string of meat near the bottom and hurts. could my tonsil be regrowing. its the only part?

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Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 36 years experience
Post tonsillectomy: You should see your surgeon to determine the nature of the string of meat you saw on L side. It can be a blood clot or a strand of mucosa from the tonsillar pillar. Tonsil do not grow back in 1 week!

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A 19-year-old female asked:

I just had a tonsillectomy, When will my scabs start to come off and what can I expect when my scabs do come off?

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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Tonsil: Great question. Scabs can stay on for a month and usually just fall off. Make sure you don't try to get them off as it can cause bleeding. see your ENT in f/u

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